Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To diminish or destroy the strength or vitality of.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To deprive of vitality; take away life or life-sustaining qualities from.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To deprive of life or vitality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb to deprive of vitality, make lifeless, weaken.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb sap of life or energy

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